Professor of the Practice Emeritus of Art, Art History and Visual Studies
A.B., Sarah Lawrence College 1977
William Noland has pursued independent careers in sculpture, photography and video. He has had numerous solo sculpture exhibitions nationally and internationally, has exhibited and published his photography widely, and in recent years has screened experimental documentary video work at number of international Film Festivals and other venues. He has also done video design for a growing number of multi-media theatrical productions. He was the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in sculpture in 1987, a Fulbright Scholar Award in photography in 1995, and served as a contributing photographer and as an editorial advisor for the journalistic/literary quarterly DoubleTake.
ExpertiseSculpture, photography, video, video design for theater
William Noland, . "My House." DWELL Magazine Vol. 3.4 (March 2003): 33-36. (Academic Article)
William Noland, . "Art Deco in Charleston." Architectural Digest (December 2002). (Academic Article)
Wilkin, K, and Noland W, . "An Inadvertent Vanguard." The Hudson Review LV (2002): 105-113.
Arocena, F, and Noland, W. "Estamos tan cansados: Cuba vista por el sociólogo Felipe Arocena." Brecha (November 2000). (Academic Article)
Where is Michael Dukakis?. Creator. (2005)
April 29th - May 5th
Surveillance 1. Creator. (2004)
"Surveillance 1", 31st Athens International Film & Video Festival, April 29th-May 3rd, 2004, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
Screening of "Surveillance 1"; third prize in category of Experimental Video.
Alternative Communities. Designer, Performing artist. (2004)
"Alternative Communities", 2004, North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, Durham , NC
Video design & live video performance in multi-media concert for 25 musicians with music by composer Marc Faris.
Safe House. Designer. (2004)
"Safe House", 2004, Kennedy Theater, BTI Center, Raleigh, North Carolina
Video design for Burning Coal Theater's production of "Safe House" by playwright Lydia Stryk. Production of an 8-minute surveillance video.
Why Things Burn. Designer. (2003)
"Why Things Burn", 2003, Sheafer Theater, Duke University
Set Design, Video Design and wide-screen digital projections for a stagning of playwright Marlane Meyer's Los Angeles/Neo-Nazi drama "Why Things Burn".
Set Design, Video Desi
Mao II. Designer. (2002)
"Mao II", Spring, 2002, Sheafer Theater, Duke University
Researched, shot and designed 3-screen digital video projections for the stage adaptation of Don DeLillo novel, MAO II.